Art Galleries in Charleston, SC

art galleries and museums in charleston scArt and culture have become synonymous with Charleston.  You can find many art galleries throughout the peninsula and greater Charleston area.  Also, the culture and lifestyle seem to inspire creativity across all mediums, whether it be paintings, sculpture, poetry, music, or theater.  If you are visiting Charleston for the first time, then you should definitely be sure to check out some of the art galleries and museums.  If you call us ahead of your trip, we’d be glad to recommend some of the art galleries in Charleston.

The Gibbes Museum of Art is a must see if you make the trip to Charleston. Here’s a look at current and upcoming exhibitions at The Gibbes:

Current Exhibitions at the Gibbes Art Museum

Mary Whyte: Working South
May 4 – September 9, 2012
MAIN GALLERY

Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens of the South
May 4 – September 9, 2012
PHOTOGRAPHS BY VAUGHN SILLS

SC Doodle 4 Google : 2012 Finalists
July 3 – 31, 2012
WELCOME GALLERY

The Charleston Story
Ongoing Exhibition
MULTIPLE FIRST FLOOR GALLERIES

Upcoming Exhibitions at the Gibbes Art Museum

Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography
September 21–December 30, 2012
MAIN GALLERY

Willard Hirsch: Charleston’s Sculptor
September 21-December 30, 2012
ROTUNDA GALLERIES

Vibrant Vision: The Collection of Jonathan Green and Richard Weedman
January 11–April 21, 2013
MAIN GALLERY

Witness to History: Civil Rights Era Photographs by James Karales
January 11 – May 12, 2013
ROTUNDA GALLERIES

People’s Choice: A Community-Curated Exhibition
May 3 – September 15, 2013
MAIN GALLERY

Stephen Mueller and Carl Palazzolo: The Spoleto Watercolors
From the Collection of David and Carol Rawle
ROTUNDA GALLERIES

Photo:  Frustrated Writer

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